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  • Posted: Jun 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Capitec Bank is a South African commercial bank. As of February 2017 the bank was the third largest in South Africa with 120,000 customer opening new accounts per month. To simplify banking, we’ve developed an all-inclusive banking solution. Global One is the one solution that enables you to transact, save and access credit in realtime. We also believe...
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    Scrum Master

    Purpose Statement

    • To Provide guidance to self-organising feature teams to operate more effectively within the bank by:
    • Ensuring the optimal use / application of Agile practices and tools, and 
    • Driving the continuous improvement and Agile maturity of the feature teams during the facilitation of Agile ceremonies (including sprint planning, stand-up, retrospective and review). 


    • Experience being a Scrum Master for at least 3 years
    • Proven experience in the application of one or more of the following:
    • Agile values and principles;
    • Scrum principles, practices and theory 
    • Kanban principles, practices and theory 
    • Agile techniques (i.e. User Stories; ATDD (Acceptance Test Driven Development); ; TDD (Test Driven Development); Continuous Integration; Continuous Testing; Pair Programming; Automated Testing)
    • Configuration tools (i.e. JIRA; Confluence etc.)


    • Experience being a Scrum Master for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
    • Relevant other Agile certifications (i.e. SAFe, PMI-ACP, ICA-ACC, CAL etc.) 
    • Experience as part of an Agile software delivery team in one or more of the following roles:
    • Project / Programme Management
    • Business Analyst
    • Architect
    • Software Development
    • Product Owner

    Qualifications (Minimum)

    • National Certificate in Grade 12 National Certificate

    Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

    • Certification in Scrum or Kanban (CSM, KMP, PSM I)


    Must have detailed knowledge of:

    • Documented patterns and techniques related to the Scrum approach (i.e. Planning, Reviews and Retrospective formats, removal of impediments and handling of bugs, etc.)
    • Group facilitation approaches (i.e. conflict resolution, effective team work, etc.)
    • Experience applying Agile methodologies: i.e. Scrum, Lean and Kanban,
    • Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
    • Must have in-depth understanding of all the Agile values and principles as well as roles  in order to work well together with the team and stakeholders
    • Good knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency.


    • Capitec environment and Capitec Recipe.


    • Communications Skills
    • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
    • Consultation skills
    • Facilitation Skills
    • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills


    • Persuading and Influencing_Negotiating Agreements
    • Creating and Innovating_Displaying Creativity
    • Analysing_Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
    • Creating and Innovating
    • Analysing
    • Presenting and Communicating Information
    • Planning and Organising
    • Presenting and Communicating Information_Communicating Effectively
    • Analysing_Thinking Broadly
    • Presenting and Communicating information_Presenting and Public Speaking
    • Analysing_Solving Complex Problems
    • Planning and Organising_Managing Resources
    • Analysing_Using Math
    • Analysing_Working with Financial Information
    • Analysing_Critical Thinking
    • Analysing_Testing and Troubleshooting
    • Analysing_Reading Effectively
    • Planning and Organising_Coordinating Project Activities
    • Creating and Innovating_Developing Plans
    • Planning and Organising_Driving Projects to Completion
    • Planning and Organising_Prioritising and Organising Work
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Maintaining Work-Life Balance
    • Working with People
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Meeting Basic Work Expectations
    • Persuading and Influencing_Making Convincing Arguments
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Managing Stress
    • Working with People_Sharing Information
    • Adapting and Responding to Change_Adapting to Change
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Serving Customers
    • Adapting and Responding to Change_Acting as a Champion for Change
    • Relating and Networking_Managing Political Situations
    • Working with People_Resolving Conflict
    • Relating and Networking_Creating and Maintaining Networks
    • Working with People_Adapting to Others
    • Relating and Networking_Establishing Relationships
    • Working with People_Showing Caring and Understanding
    • Deciding and Initiating Action
    • Relating and Networking_Interacting with People at Different Levels
    • Adapting and Responding to Change
    • Persuading and Influencing
    • Adapting and responding to change_Working with Diverse Populations
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Delivering High Quality Work
    • Working with People_Teaching
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
    • Working with People_Demonstrating Appreciation
    • Adapting and Responding to Change_Supporting Change
    • Working with People_Demonstrating Self-Insight and Awareness
    • Relating and Networking
    • Working with People_Attentive Listening
    • Working with People_Building and Supporting Teams
    • Deciding and Initiating Action_Acting Decisively
    • Working with People_Assessing and Understanding People
    • Working with People_Managing from a Distance
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Displaying Confidence and Composure
    • Persuading and Influencing_Making a Strong Impression
    • Working with People_Supporting Coworkers
    • Deciding and Initiating Action_Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions
    • Adapting and Responding to Change_Working with Ambiguity
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks_Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance
    • Deciding and Initiating Action_Demonstrating Initiative
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations_Championing Customer Needs

    Conditions of Employment

    • Clear criminal and credit record
    • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
    • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
    • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is preferred
    • Willing and able to use own home as a formal office / base of operations (including space for ad hoc storage of paperwork, stock, etc.)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Capitec Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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